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Martha Adamson

F, #4403, b. 29 April 1876, d. 8 November 1949
  • Birth*: Martha Adamson was born on 29 April 1876 at 9 Bell Place, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1876 births in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 177; Martha Adamson born 1876 April Twenty-nineth 5h 0m pm at 9 Bell Place Forfar, female, parents William Adamson railway labourer and Isabella Adamson me Lowson married 1869 Aug 20th Forfar; signed William Adamson father present, registered 1876 registrar.1,2
  • She was the daughter of William Adamson and Isabella Lowson.
  • Married Name: As of 1 April 1898, her married name was Moir.3
  • Marriage*: Martha Adamson married James Gamley Moir on Friday, 1 April 1898 at Kirkton Hall, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1898 marriages in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 32; 1898 on the First day of April at Kirton Hall Forfar after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, signed James Moir quarry labourer bachelor aged 23 residing at 10 Charles Street Forfar parents John Moir general labourer and Eliza Gamley factory worker afterwards married to Thomas Fyfe labourer; signed Martha Adamson factory worker spinster aged 20 residing 43 North Street Forfar, parents William Adamson railway fencer and Isabella Adamson ms Lowson; signed John Weir MA minister of Parish of St James Forfar, signed David Adamson, Isabella Langlands witnesses; registered 1898 April 4th at Forfar signed W H Thomson registrar.4
  • Photograph: James Gamley Moir and Martha Adamson are in this photograph taken circa 1918 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, along with Lizzie Lowson Moir and David Adamson Moir.5
    James Gamley Moir & family - c1918 - back James Gamley Moir, David Moir; front Lizzie Moir, John (Jock) Moir, Martha Adamson Moir
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse James Gamley Moir died on 16 November 1922 at 22 Don Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1922 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 131; James Gamley Moir tripe dresser married to Martha Adamson died 1922 November Sixteenth 1h 30m pm at 3 William Street Forfar, male aged 47 years parents John Moir general labourer (dec) and Elizabeth Gamley factory worker, cause valvular disease of the heart (mitral organic) as certified by J Ewan Cable MBChB, signed David adamson Moir son 395 West Muir Street Glasgow, registered 1922 November 17th at Forfar signed John F Crail registrar.7
  • Photograph*: Martha Adamson and Lizzie Lowson Moir are in this photograph taken circa 1923.5
    Martha Adamson Moir (at the back) with daughter Lizzie Moir Black and her two children c1923
  • (Deceased) Death*: Martha Adamson died on 8 November 1949 at 13 Albert Street, Forfar, Angus, Scotland, at age 73 1949 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 118; Martha Moir widow of James Moir general labourer died 1949 November Eighth 2h 30m am at 13 Albert Street Forfar; female aged 76 years parents William adamson railway labourer (dec) and Isabella Adamson ms Lowson (dec), cause cerebral haemorrhage, hypostatic pneumonia as certified by A K McAuslan MBChB, signed David Moir son 30 Overtown Street Glasgow, registered 1949 November 8th at Forfar signed Jas Crarnes assist registrar initialled WR (Wm Rodger) Registrar.5,8

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed in the 1881 census at 8 Bell Place, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Martha Adamson, daug, 4, Forfar; William Adamson, head, mar, 40, railway labourer, Forfar; Isabella Adamson, wife, mar, 33, Dunnichen.9,10
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of William Adamson and Isabella Lowson in the 1891 census at Bell Place, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Martha Adamson, daur, female, 14, factory worker weaver, Forfar; William Adamson, head, married, male, 50, general labourer, Forfar; Isabella Adamson, wife, married, female, 43, Dunnichen.11
Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of James Gamley Moir in the 1901 census at 43 North Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Moir, head, married, male, 26, railway surfaceman, Forfar; Martha Moir, wife, married, 24, Forfar. Lizzie Lowson Moir and David Adamson Moir were also listed in the household.12
Last Edited: 7 Oct 2016

Parents:

Father*: William Adamson b. 22 Jun 1840, d. 24 Jul 1900
Mother*: Isabella Lowson b. c 1847, d. 26 Jun 1928

Family:

James Gamley Moir b. 5 Mar 1875, d. 16 Nov 1922
  • Marriage*: Martha Adamson married James Gamley Moir on Friday, 1 April 1898 at Kirkton Hall, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1898 marriages in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 32; 1898 on the First day of April at Kirton Hall Forfar after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, signed James Moir quarry labourer bachelor aged 23 residing at 10 Charles Street Forfar parents John Moir general labourer and Eliza Gamley factory worker afterwards married to Thomas Fyfe labourer; signed Martha Adamson factory worker spinster aged 20 residing 43 North Street Forfar, parents William Adamson railway fencer and Isabella Adamson ms Lowson; signed John Weir MA minister of Parish of St James Forfar, signed David Adamson, Isabella Langlands witnesses; registered 1898 April 4th at Forfar signed W H Thomson registrar.4

Children:

Citations

  1. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Stautory Birth registration 1876 Forfar ref 282/00 0177 image held [Jul 2016].
  3. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription, URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbm%2fwo363-4%2f7392033%2f42%2f707
    [Jul 2016].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription, URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbm%2fwo363-4%2f7392033%2f42%2f707 [Jul 2016].
  5. [S40] DC [Jun 2016].
  6. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), DC [Jun 2016].
  7. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Stautory Death registration 1922 Forfar ref 282/0A 0131 image held [Jul 2016].
  8. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Stautory Death registration 1949 Forfar ref 282/0A 0118 image held [Jul 2016].
  9. [S30] LDS 1881 Census 0203492 288 20 15 [Aug 2008].
  10. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription, URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1881%2f0027111793 [Jun 2016].
  11. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription, URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1891%2f0035802927 [Jun 2016].
  12. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription , URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1901%2f0035125544
    [Jul 2016].